Boys Love

Boys' Love (ボーイズラブ, booizu rabu), also known as BL, is a Japanese term that defines a genre of novels and manga that focuses on homosexual relationships between male characters.
It is usually created by female authors for a mostly female audience.

This term has been in use in Japan since the second half of the '90, and included the previously used terms 'tanbi' and 'JUNE'.
In the last decade BL has also become a sobstitute term for 'yaoi'.
The term BL itself has not a clear and defined meaning in Japanese, so it is very complex to define the differences between these genres, but usually BL define

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Just a Bit Bossy (Straight Guys, #12)
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佐々木と宮野 2 [Sasaki to Miyano 2] (Sasaki and Miyano, #2)
佐々木と宮野 1 [Sasaki to Miyano 1] (Sasaki and Miyano, #1)
I Think Our Son Is Gay 01
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I Cannot Reach You,  Vol. 1
The Vampire and His Pleasant Companions, Vol. 1
The Good Teacher
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The Vampire and His Pleasant Companions, Vol. 2
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Here U Are
テンカウント 1 [Ten Count 1]
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Captive Prince (Captive Prince, #1)
ギヴン 1 [Given 1]
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No Touching At All
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Love Is An Illusion
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29 books — 8 voters

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Even if you hate it or whatever, I'll never let go of you. If you run away, I'll probably come after you and lock you up. -Usami ...more
Nakamura Shungiku

Shungiku Nakamura
No, pause! I just went into totally stupid girly virgin mode!! ~Takahashi Misaki
Shungiku Nakamura

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